The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 88 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 3 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.89% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 2.59% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£240 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.52% -11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.97 £26.09 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-19.63% -31.79%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
500 425 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.64% 34.44% 33.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 252 184
Average daily rate £345 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £12.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) MCITP
5 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (33.33%) Server Building
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
6 2 (22.22%) NAS
6 2 (22.22%) XenApp
6 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) CCEE
6 2 (22.22%) CCIA
6 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) VB Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Server Building
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) CCEE
3 2 (22.22%) CCIA
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CCEA
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Terminal Server
2 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Wyse
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) AppSense
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos